RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Pollution

A collection of news and information related to Pollution published by this site and its partners.

Top Pollution Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, April 7, 1960

     
    S. Smith Griswold's Finest Hour at Hand The man's name: S. (for Sam) Smith Griswold. He's 51 years old, married, father of two, and -- by his own admission -- a descendant of Aaron Burr. This last fact, I'm sure, weighs significantly in the minds of many....
  • Lawn mower exchange gives green to cut grass

     
    The Air Quality Management District is hoping users of traditional gas-powered lawn mowers will help them "mow down air pollution" when, for the eighth year, the air pollution control agency hosts a series of lawn-mower exchanges throughout Southern...
  • Greenspace: Lawn mower exchange designed to cut pollution

     
    The Times' Susan Carpenter writes on Greenspace about a lawn mower exchange designed to cut air pollution by encouraging Southern California residents to turn in their gasoline mowers for electric versions: "The Air Quality Management District is hoping...
  • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi likes Elvis, also dancing, not so much George W. Bush

     
    Democrat Pelosi says she will never run for the presidency....
  • As EPA moves to crack down on smog, here's a closer look at its physical toll

     
    Photo: Sometimes, breathing deeply may not be a good thing. Shown here, Downtown Los Angeles shrouded in smog. Credit: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times Dirty air can't actually be good for us. That seems logical enough. But many people......
  • Smog in the Western U.S.: Blame China?

     
    Mary Nichols, Chairwoman of the California Air Resources Board: “Atmospheric scientists keep finding more evidence that pollutants travel around the globe and move up and down as they travel,” she said. “There is not a bright line separating...
  • Ventura school district gets plug-in electric bus

     
    Major automakers are readying a wave of plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles for consumers, but one local school district is already taking advantage of the technology. The Ventura Unified School District unveiled a $200,000, state-of-the-art, plug-in...
  • California Moves Closer to Pay-as-You-Drive Insurance

     
    California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner authorized regulations that allow insurance companies to use mileage verification for pay-as-you-drive policies. Studies have shown that per-mile pricing lures drivers to alter their habits, which then...
  • Forbes Ranks Top 10 Dirtiest Vehicles

     
    Using air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions data from the Environmental Protections Agency, Forbes magazine has ranked the top 10 dirtiest vehicles on the road. The EPA gives every vehicle an air pollution score of 0-10 that rates the amount......
  • Unhealthy air quality in Baltimore

     
    The Maryland Department of the Environment is forecasting unhealthy air quality for 'sensitive groups' in Baltimore again on Tuesday, for the second day in a row. Sensitive groups include children and people with heart and respiratory ailments. They...
  • Study finds high air pollution levels around Santa Monica Airport

     
    A new UCLA study shows that people who live and work near Santa Monica Airport are exposed to unusually high levels of air pollution — a significant health concern that has been largely associated with major commercial airports such as......